Awards Tracker

I figured it was about time to start my Awards Tracker for the 2018 Oscars (based on films released in 2017). Here are my thoughts, and rankings, based on industry buzz, reviews, already announced critics awards, etc. I constantly update this as those things change/happen.

BEST PICTURE
MY RANKINGS (from most likely to “underdogs”).

1) The Post
2) Dunkirk
3) Darkest Hour
4) Call Me By Your Name
5) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
6) The Shape Of Water
7) Get Out
8) The Florida Project
9) Downsizing
10) Lady Bird
11) Molly’s Game
12) Phantom Thread
13) The Greatest Showman
14) The Big Sick
15) Wonder Woman
16) Battle Of The Sexes
17) Mudbound
18) Wonder Wheel
19) Blade Runner 2049
20) Last Flag Flying

BEST DIRECTOR
1) Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
2) Guillermo Del Toro (The Shape Of Water)
3) Steven Spielberg (The Post)
4) Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name)
5) Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards)
6) Joe Wright (Darkest Hour)
7) Jordan Peele (Get Out)
8) Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread)
9) Sean Baker (The Florida Project)
10) Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049)

BEST ACTOR
1) Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
2) Daniel Day Lewis (Phantom Thread)
3) Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name)
4) Denzel Washington (Roman J Esq)
5) James Franco (The Disaster Artist)
6) Andrew Garfield (Breathe)
7) Tom Hanks (The Post)
8) Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger)
9) Christian Bale (Hostiles)
10) James McAvoy (Split)

BEST ACTRESS
1) Frances McDormand (Three Billboards)
2) Sally Hawkins (The Shape Of Water)
3) Saorise Ronan (Lady Bird)
4) Jessica Chastain (Molly’s Game)
5) Meryl Streep (The Post)
6) Margot Robbie (I Tonya)
7) Emma Stone (Battle Of The Sexes)
8) Judi Dench (Victoria and Abdul)
9) Kate Winslet (Wonder Wheel)
10) Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
1) Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards)
2) Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project)
3) Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name)
4) Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name)
5) Richard Jenkins (The Shape Of Water)
6) Mark Rylance (Dunkirk)
7) Ben Mendelsohn (Darkest Hour)
8) Jason Mitchell (Mudbound)
9) Idris Elba (Molly’s Game)
10) Ray Romano (The Big Sick)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
1) Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
2) Holly Hunter (The Big Sick)
3) Allison Janney (I Tonya)
4) Octavia Spencer (The Shape Of Water)
5) Mary J Blige (Mudbound)
6) Kristen Scott Thomas (The Darkest Hour)
7) Carrie Coon (The Post)
8) Melissa Leo (Novitiate)
9) Tatiana Maslany (Stronger)
10) Claire Foy (Breathe)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
1) Zootopia
2) Kubo and the Two Strings
3) Moana
4) The Red Turtle
5) Sing
6) Finding Dory
7) Sausage Party
8) The Little Prince
9) My Life As A Zucchini
10) Trolls

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
1) Manchester By The Sea
2) La La Land
3) Hell or High Water
4) Jackie
5) Captain Fantastic
6) 20th Century Woman
7) The Lobster
8) Zootopia
9) The Birth of a Nation
10) Allied

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
1) Fences
2) Moonlight
3) Arrival
4) Silence
5) Lion
6) Hidden Figures
7) Nocturnal Animals
8) A Monster Calls
9) Hacksaw Ridge
10) Loving

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
1) La La Land
2) Jackie
3) Moonlight
4) Lion
5) Star Wars: Rogue One
6) Nocturnal Animals
7) The Jungle Book
8) Hacksaw Ridge
9) Hidden Figures
10) Moana

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
1) How Far I’ll Go (Moana)
2) City of Stars (La La Land)
3) Audition (La La Land)
4) Can’t Stop The Feeling (Trolls)
5) Runnin (Hidden Figures)
6) Gold (Gold)
7) Faith (Sing)
8) Drive It Like You Stole It (Sing Street)
9) Letter To The Free (13th)
10) We Know The Way (Moana)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
1) La La Land
2) Silence
3) Arrival
4) Moonlight
5) Hacksaw Ridge
6) Jackie
7) Nocturnal Animals
8) Live By Night
9) The Jungle Book
10) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

BEST MAKEUP
1) Jackie
2) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
3) Florence Foster Jenkins
4) Silence
5) Deadpool

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
1) La La Land
2) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
3) Jackie
4) Live By Night
5) Silence
6) The Jungle Book
7) Arrival
8) Fences
9) Star Wars: Rogue One
10) Hacksaw Ridge

BEST FILM EDITING
1) La La Land
2) Silence
3) Moonlight
4) Hacksaw Ridge
5) Arrival
6) Jackie
7) Sully
8) The Jungle Book
9) Manchester By The Sea
10) Nocturnal Animals

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
1) Jackie
2) La La Land
3) Florence Foster Jenkins
4) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
5) Silence
6) Live By Night
7) Allied
8) Love and Friendship
9) Captain Fantastic
10) Hidden Figures

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
1) The Jungle Book
2) Doctor Strange
3) Arrival
4) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
5) Star Wars: Rogue One
6) Passengers
7) Captain America: Civil War
8) The BFG
9) Deepwater Horizon
10) Kubo and the Two Strings

BEST SOUND MIXING
1) La La Land
2) Hacksaw Ridge
3) Silence
4) Star Wars: Rogue One
5) Arrival
6) The Jungle Book
7) Sully
8) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
9) Deepwater Horizon
10) Live By Night

BEST SOUND EDITING
1) Hacksaw Ridge
2) La La Land
3) Silence
4) Star Wars Rogue One
5) Arrival
6) The Jungle Book
7) Deepwater Horizon
8) Doctor Strange
9) Live By Night
10) Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

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